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Plateau Football Association Drums Support To Amadu Pennick

By   /  July 25, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari The President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pennick, has been described as an astute sports administrator who has developed grassroots talents and promoted Nigerian Football at the global level. This was stated by the Chairman of the Plateau Football Association, Hon. Sunday Samson Longbap while congratulating Pennick over his restoration to his […]

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Dalung To NFF: Focus On World Cup Preparations

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has commended the Technical and coaching crew of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF for efforts being put into preparations for the FIFA World Cup in Russia next month.   Barrister Dalung expressed delight in the team’s show of commitment, patriotism and unity of purpose as the […]

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AITEO Group Invests N2.5bn In Development Of Nigerian Soccer

By   /  April 27, 2017  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Nigeria’s foremost integrated energy solutions company, Aiteo Group has taken up sponsorship of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). The partnership will start on May 1, 2017 and will last five years with an initial option of a one-year extension. The deal is the first in-country sports sponsorship for the Energy giant which will be referred […]

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FIFA Stops $1.5million Grant To NFF Over “Traces Of Corruption”

By   /  January 7, 2017  /  Sport  /  No Comments

World football governing body, FIFA, has decided to stop their annual $1.5million development grant to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), because they found “traces of corruption” in how previous funds were spent. According to AfricanFootball, FIFA has also issued the NFF a final warning “to straighten their financial records”. Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung, had […]

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How We Spent $801.929 FIFA Grant – NFF

By   /  December 24, 2016  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Nigeria Football Federation on Friday said it was not averse to the planned audit of its books, while also providing details of the programs and activities on which the much-talked-about $801,929 part of a FIFA grant was spent. NFF President Amaju Pinnick recalled that at inception of the Board, the concern for fiscal discipline […]

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Federal Government Orders NFF Account Audit

By   /  December 23, 2016  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung says he is yet to receive a report of an audited account of the Nigeria Football Federation. Barrister Dalung had directed the NFF to appoint an independent auditor to look into the books of the federation and also provide minutes of nomination by the Congress of […]

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FIFA Grant: Let The Probe Begin…..

By   /  December 23, 2016  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Mike odeh One of the reasons why the NFF has lately increased its begging habit for funds to prosecute games is probably because FIFA has stopped it’s “subvention” asking for proper documentation of the $802,000 last paid to the Football House from the $1.1m to be paid. FIFA had frowned in a memo or query […]

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Former Nigeria International, Peter Ogaba is Dead

By   /  August 5, 2016  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Former Nigeria International Peter Ogaba, is dead. According to the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF in its twitter handle, tweeted that Peter Ogaba is dead. The football body in its twitter handle @ thenff stated thus; “Ogaba died at his residence in Abuja after a brief illness. He was until his death Coach of an Abuja based […]

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Another Former Nigerian Coach Amodu Shuaibu Dies At 58

By   /  June 11, 2016  /  Headlines, Sport  /  No Comments

Another former Nigeria Coach, Amodu Shuaibu, has died. The former Super Eagles and NFF Technical Director, Amodu Shuaibu died at the age of 58 according to the Nigerian Football Federation. The four – time Coach of the Super Eagles complained of chest pains on Friday night and died in his sleep. Amodu Shuaibu’s death comes three […]

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N25 Million NFF’s Largess Tears Nasarawa United Football Club Apart

By   /  July 4, 2015  /  Headlines  /  No Comments

By Rabiu Omaku, Lafia The twenty five million naira given to the management of Nasarawa United Football club, by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, through the League Management Committee, LMC, for the Nigeria Premier Football League 2014/2015 seasons is already tearing the club apart following mixed reactions by stakeholders managing the affairs of the club. […]

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